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makes light of the the bill political headlines of the day but the cause behind stephen cole we are's trip to capitol hill is no laughing matter. we are live with more on the controversy surrounding his visit coming up. fox 5 morning news starts right now. >> good morning. it is friday, september 24, 2010. can you tell it is a foggy washington, d.c. this morning as we continue to heat up today. good morning. thank you for waking up with fox 5 morning news. i'm sarah simmons in for gurvir. >> i'm steve chenevey. tony perkins is here as we get ready for a hot one today p. >> our two weather stories, the fog that we have that is dense in places. and then the heat continues today. i think today will be warmer than yesterday. we could set a record for today believe are to not. let's take a look at the current temperatures around the region where we are primarily in the 70s. some spots, the upper 60s. but it is 7 # in d.c. 70 in baltimore. 7 # at patuxent naval air station. 67degrees out at dulles airport at this hour. here is a look at the sat-rad. -- 72 in d.c. 7 # at 73 at participatio
times. foreman is being charged as an adult. >>> all right, stephen colbert will be testifying before congress. half spoken word, half dance number. [ laughter ] >> the big story, you heard right. comedian stephen colbert is in d.c. to testify before congress, particularly about immigration outside a house committee. sherri ly is live with details. >> reporter: stephen colbert may be a comedian but his appearance on capital hill today is no joke. you wouldn't think of him as a person that was an expert on illegal immigration but anyone who watches his show knows he recently joined up with the united farm workers to spend a day on a farm as a migrant worker. the comedy central host will testify about his experience doing that alongside the ufw at a house judiciary subcommittee hearing on illegal immigrants working in agriculture. his stint as a farm worker appeared on his show last night, the could be air report. last month he spent the day on a farm in upstate new york picking beans and sorting corn. it's part of the ufw taking our jobs campaign, inviting americans to replace an undoc
is kidnapped and then forced to help rob the bank. >>> comedian stephen colbert took his tookt capitol hill to talk about illegal immigrant farm workers. >>> the top drug enforce many agency wants everybody to clean out their medicine cabinets this weekend. >>> the redskins still don't know who their starting left tackle will be. they do say they're ready for sam bradford, the number one overall pick. plus the terps want to get back on track against florida international tomorr >>> in florida, they're still trying to sortout a bank robbery that ban the at the apartment of a bank teller. according to investigators, the two men broke in around midnight. they held the teller and his father. then they strapped a bomb to his chest. two of the robbers took him to the bank and forced him to open the vault. the third suspect stayed behind with the teller's father. eventually all three of the robbers got away. it is not clear just how much money they got. nobody was injured. >>> sarah shourd is the american hiker who spentore a year in iran. we have gotten word that she met with mahmoud ahmadinejad
in calvert county is now canceled. >> good news there. >> 6:48. time for today's politico minute. stephen colbert is getting the cold shoulder from capitol hill. >> james, thanks for being here. so we heard the spoof testimony stephen colbert in character testifying on capitol hill last week. there was already a sentiment among law makers that they have had enough of him and this just accelerated the pending divorce, if you will. >> the last straw. there was a sort of consensus that stephen colbert is not one you want to engage with. and colbert had become famous in part for his segment, know your district. he would do these long seg meantsd make his guests look goofy. now it's harder and harder for him to book almost any member of congress on his show because they know they are just going to end up looking like idiots. >> so we were talking earlier about why he was there in the first place. who invited stephen colbert to testify if so many people are not getting his jokes anymore? >> zock rin a powerful ally of nancy pelosi went on his show the day before the testimony because she was pu
showtime. comedi stephen colbe appears before congress testifying at a hearing on immigration. >> this is america. i don't want a tomato picked by a mexican. >> did his tongue-in-cheek performance mock congress or send an important message? >>> out of control. a florida mom arrest and charged with child abuse after egging on her teenage daughter's catfight. and it was all caught on tape. >>> and bailed out. lindsay lohan free this morning just hours after a judge ordered her back to jail. we'll have the latest episode for the troubled young actress. day is saturday, september 25, for the troubled young actress. day is saturday, september 25, 2010. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> goomorning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a saturday. i'm lester holt. >> i'm amy robach. a lot of people may have thought they were watchg "the colbert report." actually, no, it was a real subcommittee hearing in congress. >> i have to tell you. i didn't know whether to laugh out loud or cringe bause it was awkward at times. colbert not the first celebrity to testify before congre
harassment lawsuit against arundel county executive john leopold. myranda stephens is live outside of the county courthouse with the latest allegationss myranda? >>well, jennifer, this is a copy of the ammnded lawsuit, set to be filed in court tomorrow morning. and in it the plaintiff paints a detailed picture of a county executive that will go toogreat lengths to get what he wants. >> his behavior completely inappropriate. towards women. >> last month, arla ham ner filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against her former works arundel county executive john leopold. but sense then her attorney has added more details, to the suit. backing their claims. >> one person said, he is addicted to women. that he cannot top himself almost. >> in the ammnded lawsuit. ham ner's attorney, accuses leopold of using binoculars to scope out women coming in and out of his office building. he even claims leopold would order police officers to run down the license plates of a car driven by a woman thht e found attractive. >> he ould ask the guard. the police officer, ask anybody else he had to, to get
. >>> stephen colbert appears on capitol hill this morning, testifying about immigration before a house committee. we get more from fox 5's sherri ly on capitol hill. he's there for a serious reason today. >> reporter: he is, but when people say stephen colbert is testifying, it's like insert joke here, but this is a serious issue. he is testifying on capitol hill today. it has drawn a lot of fire from critics who say this is just a joke, but a spokesperson for that house subcommittee holding the hearing said this is a serious issue and this is not a tv stunt. according -- anyone who watches colbert's comedy central show, knows he spent time doing the job of a my grant worker, it's part of the united farms worker take our jobs campaign inviting u.s. citizens to replace illegal immigrants working on a farm for a day. colbert picked beans in a field and sorted corn in a packing house in upstate new york. today he'll appear as an expert witness to testify before a house judiciary subcommittee to talk about his experience. the hearing called protecting america's harvest will focus on food
. >>> still ahea toght stephen colbert cracks up congress today. how he added a little sarcasm to the serious subject of immigration reform. >>> it's called the judgment room. a local company gives interns five minutes to sell themselves. the real test happens the second they step through door. >>> plus, a man uses an unusual weapon to scare away a bear. a story that will leave you >>> residents are onlert after wake up to find a bear roaming the streets. it was spotted here hillard street riht behind the john pool middle school. bear sightings are not uncommon in maryland but official with the state's department of natural resources say the sightingshave been up in recent year they say people should get bears distance and respectful not food. >>> brewing beer under a full moon and some seniors e hoping they have all the right moves to make it as a miami heat dancer. all stories that make you say what? there's a bear in mtana who might be just as scared of vegetables as young kids. the other night a woman let her dogs outside but noticed a bear coming down the hill. sh screamed and the bear s
the large crowds. >>> john stewart and stephen colbert's rallies are getting a boost from a prominent political pundit. arianna huffington is offering free rides to anybody would wants to go. last night, huffington announced she is giving free butts buss seats to anybody who shows up at her web site's office in new york city. rallies are scheduled for october 30th down on the mall. >>> everybody who lives around here knows that we have the second worst traffic in the country and now new worries. the new defense building going up along i-395 in alexandria. john henrehan has the latest for the ropes for concern. >> reporter: if you ask a motorist to describe current rush hour traffic on 359 in virginia, here what you get. >> maybe 15, 20 miles per hour. ted situation if you don't have anything in the car to spend your time. how long you can listen to music or the radio. >> reporter: traffic on 395 is probably going to get appreciably worse onier from now when the defense department opens adjoining office towers along the highway in the west end of alexandria. 6400 dod workers will be sh
in front royal, stephens city. 62 degrees downtown. 58 in woodbridge. today's forecast, nothing to complain about. high around 81-85. morning fog will begin to clear by 8:00 or 9:00 this morning off to the west of d.c. sign today and tomorrow. the wind will pick up tomorrow as a frontal system across the area. wind gusts of around 20-25 miles an hour. now to lisa baden. >>> northbound 95 is close to both of baltimore with a crash after the perryville exit. traffic is forced to exit from the interstate 95 maryland on to the on toto route 40. -- to route 40. relatively smooth outer frederick into montgomery county. 295 at the 14th street bridge, they have changed the traffic pattern so all traffic is moving to the left. there is no longer the lane divide. back to you. >> thank you. >>> 60 degrees outside. >> coming up, taylor swift and biggestest use mtv's night to bury the hatchet. >> after all, this is my 26th season. >> excitement building for oprah's swan song, what the fans can expect today from the season premiere. >> a search for answers after premiere. >> a search for answers after la
. stephen bingham denies the most .é"?serious charges includ he was negligent and breached standards of care for several patients. he acknowledges some patient were treated in both new jersey he did anything illegal. >>> car crashes are the leading death for teens. there is a push 0czto make str safer for teen drivers. >>> sandra endo has the latest on the safe teen and november áy is driver uniform protection act otherwise known as stands out. >> reporter: tougher regulations on teen drivers. that's the safety debate being posed to congress when it comes to keeping teens safe behind -% the wheel. advocates say there should be federal standards not different ones determined by each state. >> it makes very clear sense that if you know something's working at the local level, you take <7úfederal action to encourage everybody around the country to take steps that can save lives. >> reporter: advocates want a national graduated licensing program which would give drivers more privileges behind the wheel in phases. first a learners permit at 16 years old to learn how to drive with supervisi
than a month away from jon stewart and stephen colbert's rallies on the national mall, but this morning we are getting crowd numbers. the estimates and numbers for you when we come back. >>> and we're teaming up with mix 107.3 to raise money for children's national medical center. the radio station are holding a ladyothon all day. and you can donate by calling or go to mix107.3.com. we'll check back in with the folks in a little bit. csttd em >>> welcome back. it looks like two rallies in the district will be bigger than first expected, at least by a little bit. jon stewart plans to hold his rally along with stephen colbert's match to keep fear alive both on october 30th. they amend the the numbers from 25,000 to more like 60,000 people. and we're still a month away so the numbers could still go up. >> sometimes the numbers might be even more than the 60,000. we'll see. >>> in the meantime, say if they were having that today they would have some hot weather. >> would need a lot of bottled water out there on the mall. >> take a look at yesterday's temperatures. 94 degrees. it felt warm.
. >> reporter: the victim suffered a collapsed lung, this is blocks away from july's fatal stabbing of stephen pitcairn. police beefed up controls which helped lead to a quick arrest. >> he contacted ems, contacted the pd. we were able to locate the juveniles and take them into custody. >> reporter: police cannot release the names of the suspects because they've been charged as juveniles. prosecutors are looking over the case to see if the charges will be upgraded. >> wjz will have reaction from commuters coming up at 5:00 and 6:00. >>> baltimore county firefighters are still trying to find the source for a strong odor of gasoline. derek is in the news rom with -- room with more. >> reporter: we have several hundred students that were cleared out of the st. clement school. it was in the 1200 block of chessi-co avenue. workers are vest gadget the odor. bge crews are also at the scene even though the odor is not one of natural gas. >> thank you. the students were removed to the church next door and then dismissed for the day. >>> well, students, staff and faculty at loyola university are mournin
at any moment but also describes her as a nice and down to earth person. >>> in just two days, stephen strasburg will undergo something called tommy john surgery to rebuild his el owe. the recuperation period is expected to be 12 to 18 months. he finished the son with a 5-3 record sowm the scene was peaceful along north carolina's outer banks yet but things could get a bit different tomorrow. hurricane earl still on track to impact the east coast. tourists have been ordered to evacuate okracoke island. >> i know you are watching what is going on, tuck. >> this time of year, the peak of hurricane son here the first couple of weeks of september. it has gotten busy. watching earl and fee own a might have another one down the road. looks like earl will come awfully close to the coastline. maybe 100 or 200 miles offshore. it will bring us some breezy conditions and clouds. the but you can see some brain -- some rain and tropical storm conditions during the day on friday in some spots. we are currently in the 70s. 76degrees at reagan national. 74 in quantico. 70 in leonardtown and 74 in anna
a little get of good news. stephen strasburg had successful injury. >> could the injury have been presuperintendented. dave ross and wisdom martin now go off the wall. >> welcome once again to off the wall. dave ross, wisdom martin. what do we have in store? >> we are talking about baseball. let's talk about what happened with the nationals. niger morgan and that whole incident with the pitcher who was flowing fast balls at his teammates. so niger got mad. so he responded by going after the pitcher. i ask you, dave ross, is this a dirty move or is it just hard core baseball play something. >> he is playing hard but it might be slightly dirty, my friend. >> oh, dave. >> there are unwritten rules in baseball as you know. one of them is you don't take out the catcher and break his shoulder like he did the game before. you have to know that you are going to get hit the next day. that is just part of the unwritten rules. the problem i have, let's write them down so they're not unwritten anymore. >> how about making a rule saying if you throw a 100-mile an hour fast ball at somebody, yo
comedy central host stephen colbert is hearing from a couple of media moguls. rupert murdoch and meir kahane mayor michael bloomberg will testify on the role of immigration in strengthening america's economy. they formed a new coalition to push for immigration reform. news corp. is the parent company of of fox 5. >>> the governor's race in new york is heating up. some sense moments between one candidate and a reporter all caught on camera. >> you send another goon to my daughter's house and i'll take you out, buddy. >> find out what sparked this confrontation. >> we are continuing to follow today's severe weather. tony has the latest. julie will check the roads with we come back. when we -- when we come back. cheerios could be your ticket to do it. big time. you could win a once in a lifetime chance to live your passion by choosing from t never-dreamed-possible prizes. from a customized v.i.p. vacation, to a hollywood red carpet experience, to cooking with a celebrity chef, and more. find details on specially marked boxes of cheerios. why cheerios? because whatever you love doing, you
ggnshot shells found at the crime scene inside ..3 >>> 45 years old stephen wwst fall entered the plea an algainy yafpooice say last month he %-area whereehe choked and eatn her. the trial is exppcted toothe begin on november 20th. november 30th. >>> one east baltimore commmuity is fighting crime by couuting on a higher power. joel d smith is live in that community with their new plan called operation good faith. gooo morning, joel.ú >> reporter: good morning, pattice. we are here in east baltiiore at the ccurch right ovee here. these church communities to taae control of their communityy a 4 if they can control that, maybe %-it's an idea of congressmanl. charles stokes and they think this can work. tteee was a meeting yesterday where they started talking about ann ttinking if ttis could actually functionnand work for everybody. they unveiled the design baak to theechurch and the church members said they will walk the streets on a nightly basis trying to rebuild the relationship wwth the communityú in hopes of getting the criminals locked up. >> they're increased by the citizens an
program. he said talks could begin again in october. >>> stephen colbert makes a visit to capitol hill. some congressmen called it a stunt, others thought it brought the attention to my grant farm workers. >> i like talking to people who don't have any power and this seems like one of the least powerful people in the united states are migrant workers who do work and don't have any rights as a result. >> colbert spent a day as a farm workering for his show on comedy central. he was asked to appear by the chairwoman of the subcommittee. >>> a late night appeal springs lindsay lohan from jail. a judge said she could post bail. it would have kept her behind bars until late october. lohan was sent to jail after failing a mandatory drug test required after violating probation on a 2007dui and drug arrest. >>> heading into their home opener against the cleveland browns, ravens rookie kindle makes his first public appearance two months after he fell down the stairs and suffered a skull fracture. he will not play this season, but after he was placed on injured reserve but he did sign his contra
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